Weed Biology and Ecology
Effect of crop and tillage rotations on weed seed survival in row crops.
Role of ground beetles in shaping weed communities.
Factors limiting distribution and efficacy of the bindweed mite Aceria mahlerbae
Establishment of Tyta luctuosa for bindweed suppression in the Willamette Valley.
Weed Control Technology: Development and Extension
Weed control in strip-till and conservation tillage corn.
Alternatives to atrazine in sweet corn.
Evaluation of quinclorac and clopyralid for control of bindweed and suppression of Canada thistle in rhubarb, caneberries and blueberries.
Develop weed control strategies for the processed vegetable industry in Oregon in sweet corn, snap beans, table beets, and cucurbit crops.
Identification of candidate herbicides and coordination of herbicide registrations for specialty crops
Sustainable Vegetable Crop Production
Refinement of Pre-sidedress Nitrogen Test (PSNT) in sweet corn.
Strategies and tools to establish wildlife habitat adjacent to agricultural land.
White mold control in snap beans.